Women's Fiction

We represent fresh, intelligent women's fiction with a commercial sensibility, including funny, insightful voices, romans à clef, juicy beach reads, and emotional stories of love, identity, and family. Our authors include Laura Fitzgerald, author of Target Book Club Pick Veil of Roses, RITA-award winner Lani Diane Rich and book club favorite Jennie Shortridge.  We love writers who make us smile, make us cry, and make us think.

A Wide Range

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A Wide Range

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Betsy Carter

We Were Strangers Once

Grand Central

In We Were Strangers Once, Betsy Carter crafts an exquisitely moving tale about friendship, love, and redemption in a circle of immigrants who flee Europe for 1930s-era New York City. The daughter of German immigrants, Betsy Carter is the author of the novels Swim to Me and The Puzzle King, as well as her memoir, Nothing to Fall Back On. She was the creator and editor of New York Woman Magazine, and has worked for Newsweek, Harper's Bazaar and Esquire.

Camille Perri

The Assistants

Putnam

This wry and astute debut from Camille Perri is about a young Manhattanite named Tina Fontana whose embezzlement scam turns her into an unlikely advocate for the leagues of overeducated and underpaid assistants across the city. With a starred Booklist review and dozens of impressive blurbs, The Assistants speaks directly to a new generation of women looking for a clever, fun heroine looking to get ahead without playing by the rules.

Jeanne Dickson

Grounded Hearts

Amazon/Waterfall

In the midst of World War II, Ireland has declared herself neutral. Troops found on Irish soil must be reported and interned, no matter which side they are fighting for. When midwife Nan O’Neil finds a wounded young Canadian pilot at her door, she knows she’s taking a huge risk by letting him in. Not only is she a widow living alone, but if caught harboring a combatant, she’ll face imprisonment. What ensues is an adventure that may restore her faith and teach her how to love again.

Susan Albert

Loving Eleanor

Persevero Press

From New York Times bestselling author, this story follows the relationship between political reporter Lorena Hickok—Hick—and Eleanor Roosevelt. Their relationship begins with mutual romantic passion, matures through stormy periods of enforced separation and competing interests, and warms into an enduring friendship documented by 3300 letters. Set during the chaotic years of the Great Depression into the Second World War, Loving Eleanor is a profoundly moving novel that celebrates the depth and durability of women's love.

Wendy Wax

One Good Thing

Berkley

From the USA Today bestselling author of Sunshine Beach, a new Ten Beach Road story about four women trying to rebuild their renovation-turned-reality TV show Do Over as well as their friendship and relationships. Wendy Was is the author of thirteen novels including Sunshine Beach and The House on Mermaid Point. Her work has been featured in USA Today, Woman’s World, and Ladies Home Journal.

Susanna Fogel

Nuclear Family

Henry Holt

From filmmaker and New Yorker contributor Susanna Fogel comes a comedic novel about a fractured family of New England Jews and their discontents, over the course of three decades. Told entirely in letters to a heroine we never meet, we get to know the Fellers through their check-ins with Julie: their thank-you notes, letters of condolence, family gossip, and good old-fashioned familial passive-aggression. Fogel writes and directs films and television including Life Partners and Chasing Life.